As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy.
Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you’ll soon be able to just say something like “Alexa, delete everything I said today” to wipe out your recordings for that day. You can also say “Alexa, delete what I just said” to remove a recent utterance.
According to Amazon, this feature will start out only allowing the deletion of your last voice recording and those from the day — “Alexa, delete everything I said today” is live today, while “Alexa, delete what I just said” will roll out over the coming weeks.
The company says it will listen to customer feedback to see if people want additional options (like, “Alexa, delete my entire history” perhaps?) or other improvements.